Cocaine worth £23m found in Ecuadorian bananas

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Cocaine worth £23m found in Ecuadorian bananas

Customs officers found 900kg of cocaine in a consignment of bananas in the port of Rotterdam

Cocaine worth £23m found in Ecuadorian bananas

Cocaine was found in an Ecuadorian banana shipment

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A cocaine stash work around £23 million has been found in a consignment of Ecuadorian bananas at the port of Rotterdam.

Three men have been arrested, according to the Dutch public prosecutor, and Dutch news outlet NL Times reported these as the 48 year-old-owner of the transport company that collected the bananas, a 38-year-old homeless man and a 33-year-old man.

The drugs were reportedly found by experts from the Dutch customs in a warehouse in the borough of Hoogvliet, Fresh Fruit Portal reported.

 

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